Videocon on Wednesday launched two new budget smartphones, the Videocon Krypton V50DA and the Krypton V50DC - priced at Rs. 5,999 and Rs. 6,099 respectively. The Android 5.0 Lollipop-based dual-SIM handsets as per the company "line up to the brand's mission of reaching out to the emerging smartphone users of the country who demand the best Android experience on affordable cost."
The Videocon Krypton V50DA features a 5-inch FWVGA (854x480 pixels) resolution IPS display and is powered by a quad-core MediaTek MT6580 processor clocked at 1.3GHz, clubbed with 1GB of RAM. It houses 8GB of inbuilt storage, which can be expanded via microSD card (up to 32GB). Also included are a 5-megapixel rear camera and a 2-megapixel front-facing camera.
On the connectivity front, the Krypton V50DA supports 3G, Bluetooth, Wi-Fi (802.11 b/g/n), Micro-USB, GPS, A-GPS, and FM radio. The smartphone is backed by a 3000mAh battery that is rated to deliver up to 280 hours of standby time and up to 7.5 hours of talk-time. It measures 146x74.5x10.2mm.
As for the Videocon Krypton V50DC (seen above), the smartphone features the same display size and resolution, battery capacity, inbuilt storage space, CPU, RAM, and connectivity options. However, it features an 8-megapixel rear camera and a 5-megapixel front-facing camera.
"Videocon Mobile Phones is committed to take forward the power of smartphone mobility in the country. We are designing the smartphones, which are affordable and match with the needs of today's dynamic consumers. As a consumer-first mobile brand, we will continue to bring the latest smartphone innovations at cost-effective pricing and reach out to mass markets in the country.By introducing consumer-focused devices like Videocon Krypton V50DA and Videocon Krypton V50DC, our focus is to introduce high on style smartphones on regular intervals to keep the momentum ongoing in Indian smartphone market," said Jerold Pereira, Business Head, Videocon Mobile Phones.